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03/02/2022 - 17:59
When packing for a return flight to the Red Planet, space engineers must account for around two years' worth of food and water for the crew...
30/07/2021 - 13:47
This week, scientists are dropping an Olympus Mons of findings from the two brave robots. In three papers published today in the journal...
01/08/2019 - 12:12
The reason this news registered among scientists is that methane is often a sign of life; although the gas can be produced by various...
05/02/2018 - 17:08
A mockup of the Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station, or D-Mars, was unveiled on Monday at the 13th Ilan Ramon International Space...
22/08/2016 - 14:47
Though some dexterity has been developed for Earth-based robotics systems using hydraulics, such robots cannot be used in space because of...
07/03/2016 - 13:46
Yet the actual story of Mars is weirder, grander, and in some ways more terrifying than any of the fictions that humans have spun. Although...
19/10/2015 - 19:07
The idea of people on, or from, the moon is not unique to Western culture. The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter is a Japanese story dating back to...
28/09/2015 - 21:57
Secret source Researchers have long wondered whether liquid water might occasionally flow across the surface today. It is not a simple...
26/11/2014 - 13:08
Focusing on the short term There are three big reasons NASA can't lay out a comprehensive Mars plan: flat budgets, a perilous political...
10/10/2014 - 21:17
What about life on Mars? Or any other planet? Other experts favour the idea of setting up home on firmer ground – a planet or moon –...
10/10/2014 - 11:43
In response to the White House announcement, NASA began looking for people to lead a series of 15 “capability” roadmap teams—formed around...
31/08/2014 - 16:11
The Space Launch System is broken up into blocks. Block I, the first and most simple design, consists of a core stage that’s lifted almost...

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